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8:54 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Wyoming Range Enthusiasts Pleased with Support

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8:47 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Wyoming Challenges Clinton-era Roadless Rule

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8:44 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Man Found Dead in a Jackson Creek

Laramie, WY – The body of a 24-year-old man was found in a creek in Jackson, and investigators are treating the case as a possible homicide. They say that Jonathan Aaron Koberna had a broken jaw and a cut on top of his head and may have gotten into a fight. However, an autopsy shows that neither those injuries nor drowning was the cause of death. Teton County Sheriff's Captain Jim Whalen says investigators are "scratching their heads" over how Koberna died. It's also not known exactly where and when he died. A man walking his dog found Koberna's body in Flat Creek Wednesday afternoon.

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8:42 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Another Nebraska Car Chase Ends In Wyoming

Laramie, WY – Another stolen car chase that started in Nebraska has ended in Wyoming. Wyoming troopers put down tire spike strips just west of the state line on I-80 this afternoon and eventually stopped the stolen 2004 Honda. Two 23-year old men from Fort Collins were arrested and sent back to Nebraska. One week ago, on May 18, Wyoming troopers chased down a pair of teens who had driven a stolen car from Nebraska.

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1:50 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Enzi Wants Immigrants To Be Legal

Washington D-C –
Many remain unhappy with an immigration bill making its was through the U-S Senate. Among them are both Senators Craig Thomas and Mike Enzi of Wyoming. During debate on the Senate Floor Enzi said that the bill lets too many people off the hook who have broken the law. Enzi says the focus of the bill should be on what is best for the country and should focus on legal workers and legal immigration. The Senate is not expected to take a final vote on the bill until after the Memorial Day recess.

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1:47 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Photographer Doing Better

Yellowstone National Park – A wildlife photographer, mauled by a
grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park, is listed in fair
condition after seven hours of emergency surgery.
Fifty-seven-year-old Jim Cole of Bozeman, Montana, had the
surgery yesterday to repair his severely clawed face. He's
recovering at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Family friend Rich Berman says Cole is unable to speak, and is
breathing through a ventilator and being fed through a tube.

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10:59 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Yellowstone Not Worried About Gas Prices

Cody, Wy – Yellowstone National Park
Superintendent Suzanne Lewis says she doesn't expect high gasoline
prices to affect tourism in the park this summer.
Lewis says that reservations for lodging at and around the park
this year are up in numbers. She adds that in her experience,
reservations at Yellowstone and Grand Teton are generally made
months in advance, and cancellations are rare.
Lewis cautions that if cancellations begin to come in for
September or October, then that may be an indication that gas

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10:58 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Grizzzly Attacks Man In Yellowstone

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Yellowstone National Park – A Montana man suffered
severe injuries to his face today (Wednesday) after being attacked
by grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park.
The Park Service says the man was taking photographs of bears
along Trout Creek in Hayden Valley when he was attacked.
After the attack, the man hiked 2 to 3 miles before other park
visitors found him at about 1 p-m. The man told park rangers that a
sow bear with a cub attacked him.
The man was taken by ambulance to West Yellowstone, Montana, and

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10:58 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Grizzzly Attacks Man In Yellowstone

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Yellowstone National Park – A Montana man suffered
severe injuries to his face today (Wednesday) after being attacked
by grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park.
The Park Service says the man was taking photographs of bears
along Trout Creek in Hayden Valley when he was attacked.
After the attack, the man hiked 2 to 3 miles before other park
visitors found him at about 1 p-m. The man told park rangers that a
sow bear with a cub attacked him.
The man was taken by ambulance to West Yellowstone, Montana, and

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10:46 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Platte County Gets New Attorney

Wheatland, Wy – A new county prosecutor in Platte County.
The Platte County Commission today (Wednesday) chose a local
attorney to replace Mary Eikenberry.
The commission chose Eric Jones, of Wheatland, to serve out
Eikenberry's term.
Jones was selected from a list of three nominees submitted by
the local Republican Party.
He was hired on a part-time basis so he could maintain his
private practice. And because he is part-time, the county won't
have to pay any benefits.

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